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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Anti-tobacco policies could kill economy, industry body TIMB warns

Tobacco industry officials have warned that adopting harsh anti-tobacco policies will cripple Zimbabwe’s economy and destroy the livelihoods of more than 70,000 farmers who depend on the crop. Zimbabwe grossed $855 million from exports of the golden l
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Feb 13, 2016 22:01
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[Latin America] 22nd Century’s Central American Growing Program to Yield Large Quantities of Proprietary Seed Stock to Support Very Low Nicotine Cigarette Product Launches

Now nearing harvest, the specially-propagated Central American tobacco crop is expected to produce sufficient quantities of Very Low Nicotine tobacco seed stock to support 22nd Century’s increasing distribution of Very Low Nicotine (“VLN”) tobacco cigaret
Business Wire
added Jan 21, 2016 20:33
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[South America/Caribbean] Nicaragua Throws Fifth Cigar Festival

in the capital city of Managua and in the cigar city of Estelí. Dubbed Puro Sabor Festival del Tabaco, the event was a celebration of Nicaragua's rapidly growing cigar industry and tobacco culture. Puro Sabor's main objective is to raise international aw
Cigar Aficionado
added Jan 23, 2016 15:19
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Zimbabwe tobacco exports up on China demand, drought dims outlook

Zimbabwe's tobacco export earnings rose 11 percent to $855 million in 2015 on higher prices and demand from China, an industry official said on Wednesday, but production this year could suffer from a scorching drought.
Reuters
added Jan 21, 2016 17:35
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Zimbabwe tobacco exports up on China demand, drought dims outlook

Zimbabwe's tobacco export earnings rose 11 percent to $855 million in 2015 on higher prices and demand from China, an industry official said on Wednesday, but production this year could suffer from a scorching drought. Tobacco is the Southern African nat
Reuters
added Jan 20, 2016 21:06
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Zambia refuses to ban tobacco production

The Zambian government said it cannot afford to ban tobacco production and trade because doing so could result in massive job losses and income especially in rural communities, the Zambia Daily Mail reported on Wednesday.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jan 20, 2016 21:03
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[Asia, India] Illegal cigarette trade impacts domestic industry

The recent seizure of foreign-make cigarettes by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) from containers at Krishnapatnam port brings to the fore the problem of contraband goods finding their way into the country, affecting tobacco growers and indu
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 17, 2016 16:41
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[Asia, India] Tobacco Curing Causing Forest Degradation in Karnataka

estimated seven lakh tons of fuelwood required for curing tobacco every year in Karnataka, more than 300 hectares of forest land are lost annually...tobacco cultivation is not only a big threat to environment but also likely to become a threat to food sec
New Indian Express (in)
added Jan 13, 2016 07:35
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[Asia, India] Parasitic weed gives tobacco ryots the jitters

The tobacco sector in Prakasam district is facing a new crisis as the growers are spending sleepless nights owing to rapid spreads of a parasitic weed Orabanche cernua in their fields. Tobacco crop in over 5,000 hectares in the district has been affecte
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 11, 2016 03:10
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[Bulgaria] Campaign on tobacco purchasing not over even at 50%: expert

In his words, the said campaign started in October as regards certain tobacco types, such as Virginia, which is the broadleaf type. “The campaign on buying Oriental tobacco started on the part of some companies before the New Year yet, ultimately, we ca
Focus English News (bg)
added Jan 11, 2016 03:31
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